Our Joy is in Gloryfying Christ

3 Mar

Henry was happiest being a hoover...not a cricket bat.

Well thanks for taking the time to read my Sunday sermon and especially thanks to Larry for his suggested addition. In the end I ‘winged’ a grand finale about how we can only have real joy when we are doing that which we were created to do, glory God. That all the ‘good’ stuff we have is only really great when it is used to that end.

My illustration, which fell out of my cuff, was that a hoover isn’t happy being a cricket bat, it’s only really happy being a hoover. I never said it was a good illustration. Anyway, stop reading and go glorify Christ!


3 Responses to “Our Joy is in Gloryfying Christ”

  1. Larry 03/03/2009 at 3:01 pm #

    Stop reading and go glorify Christ.
    So i can’t do both at the same time?

  2. sammydaviesjr 03/03/2009 at 3:06 pm #

    No! What do you think this is? Drinking orange juice?! Doing the washing up?!?!

    (HT: Jon Piper & Tim Chester)


  1. Not Dead « the proGnosis - 05/03/2009

    […] These are both things we should be striving to do here and now, not just waiting for eternity to achieve. So go on, be alive, set about your chief end. Be like Henry the happy Hoover! […]

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